KUWAIT, May 11 (KUNA) -- The Foreign Minister and head of a special team tasked with repatriation of citizens from abroad, Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah, declared on Monday that preparations for nationals' return from Saudi Arabia via the land checkpoint Al-Nuwaiseeb were complete.
He said in a statement that the operation would be carried out between May 12 and 20, adding that the foreign ministry and the State of Kuwait Embassy in Riyadh started registering names of citizens seeking to return home.
All returnees will be subjected to medical examination at the Khairan Resort.
Kuwait had already completed a multi phased operation bringing back home by air nearly 30,000 nationals who were stranded in several countries amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis. (end)